Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com> writes: > Robert Haas escribió: >> I am happy to have my old patch resurrected - could become a trend. >> But someone should probably go back and check who objected and for >> what reasons.
> Here it is FWIW: > http://www.postgresql.org/message-id/flat/ca+tgmozrmnn0evesd-kxb9e-mvdmwoti6guujuvqp_8q2c5...@mail.gmail.com AFAICS the objections were "why bother with a datatype for just one function". If we've now got multiple use-cases, that loses its force. I'm not, however, terribly thrilled with the suggestions to add implicit casts associated with this type. Implicit casts are generally dangerous. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers